JDSS II License Agreement

JDSS II is provided free of charge  in a single user version. It is neither shareware, nor freeware. Installation on more than one computer, and/or versions supporting more than a single user require a multi-user license.

Please review the JDSS Software license below. To proceed to the download area, you must press "I Agree" below the license text.

END-USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR JDSS, herein referred to as the SOFTWARE (Note: This license agreement does not limit or extend any rights to any Java Runtime Environment components that may accompany the product.)

Copyright 1998 by William Giel/KCMDG referred to herein as the DEVELOPER.

IMPORTANT-READ CAREFULLY: This End-User License Agreement ("EULA") is a legal agreement between you (either an individual or a single entity) and the DEVELOPER of the software product(s) identified above ("SOFTWARE PRODUCT" or "SOFTWARE"). The SOFTWARE PRODUCT includes computer software, the associated media, any printed materials, and any "online" or electronic documentation. By installing, copying or otherwise using the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, you agree to be bound by the terms of this EULA. If you do not agree to the terms of this EULA, the DEVELOPER is unwilling to license the SOFTWARE PRODUCT to you. In such event, you may not use or copy the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.

SOFTWARE PRODUCT LICENSE: The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed, not sold.

1. GRANT OF LICENSE. This EULA grants you the following rights:

  • Software. You may install and use the SOFTWARE PRODUCT on one computer per user, in support of the  total number of users, as defined below.
  • A JDSS "user" is defined as a person or entity with a private/public keypair stored in the JDSS user databse. A user can sign documents. This software can support an unlimited number of imported public keys in the user database which are used only to verify digital signatures. These verify-only entities or persons are not considered users.


  • Limitations on Reverse Engineering, Decompilation and Disassembly. You may not reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation.
  • Separation of Components. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is licensed as a single product. Its component parts may not be separated for use.
  • Rental. You may not rent or lease the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.
  • Termination. Without prejudice to any other rights, the DEVELOPER  may terminate this EULA if you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of this EULA. In such event, you must destroy all copies of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT and all of its component parts.

3. UPGRADES. If the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is an upgrade, you now may use that upgraded product only in accordance with this EULA. If the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is an upgrade of a component of a package of software programs which you licensed as a single product, the SOFTWARE PRODUCT may be used and transferred only as part of that single product package and may not be separated for use on more than one computer.

4. OEM COPYRIGHT. All title and copyrights in and to the SOFTWARE PRODUCT (including but not limited to any images, photographs, animations, video, audio, music, text and "applets," incorporated into the SOFTWARE PRODUCT), the accompanying printed materials, and any copies of the SOFTWARE PRODUCT, are owned by DEVELOPER. The SOFTWARE PRODUCT is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. You may not copy the printed materials accompanying the SOFTWARE PRODUCT.

5. OEM PRODUCT SUPPORT. Product support for the SOFTWARE PRODUCT is provided by the DEVELOPER, however the DEVELOPER is under no obligation to provide support under the terms of the single-user license. Multi-user licenses other than the single-user version can obtain free email technical support and version upgrades for a period of 90 days following purchase of license.

6. The DEVELOPER hereby disclaims any and all liability, express or implied in conjunction with the use or inability to use this software. This disclaimer of liability extends to any physical or pecuniary damages, including the loss of business information, anticipated profits, or other damages, even if advised of such damages.

7. EXPORT REGULATIONS. Software, including technical data, may be subject to U.S. export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Act and its associated regulations, and may be subject to export or import regulations in other countries. Licensee agrees to comply strictly with all such regulations and acknowledges that it has the responsibility to obtain licenses to export, re-export, or import Software. Software may not be downloaded, or otherwise exported or re-exported (i) into, or to a national or resident of, Cuba, Iraq, Iran, North Korea, Libya, Sudan, Syria or any country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nations or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders.

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Copyright 1999 by W.Giel / KCMDG. All Rights Reserved.